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Egypt: former presidential candidate given jail term in ‘politically-motivated’ conviction

Today’s conviction of Khalid Ali, a former Egyptian presidential candidate and prominent human rights lawyer widely viewed as President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s top contender for the 2018 presidential elections, is “politically-motivated”, said Amnesty International.

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Al-Bawaba confiscated for report on fugitive former Interior Minister Habib al-Adly

The Sunday edition of the privately owned Al-Bawaba newspaper was confiscated by unidentified authorities for reporting on the disappearance of former Interior Minister Habib al-Adly, who has not been seen since he was convicted of corruption in April.

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